vRA 7.4 – AWS User Data

AWS user data is the topic of today’s post, I was very vocal about the functionality lost going from vCAC 6 and AppD to 7.x. This functionality has slowly been re introduced over the releases, AWS user data is one Continue reading vRA 7.4 – AWS User Data

vRA 7.4 – Custom Form Creation

Hey Hey, I have been busy diving into custom forms and recorded a step by step walk through of a simple form, but then dive into a more complex form. This feature has been long awaited and you can see Continue reading vRA 7.4 – Custom Form Creation

vRA 7.4 – Custom Forms vs XaaS Forms

Hey Hey, I finally got a bit of time to sit down and play with custom forms which are new in vRealize Automation 7.4. I created one to mimic a custom form I have used in Demo’s on the VMworld Continue reading vRA 7.4 – Custom Forms vs XaaS Forms

vRA 7.4 Upgrade Failure

Hey Hey, So it was that time again when I need to upgrade the lab environment. This environment is a Prod environment to me, it’s where I develop, Demo to customers and Demo at conferences like VMworld, it is a Continue reading vRA 7.4 Upgrade Failure

vRealize Automation – ITSM 3.0 Plugin for SNOW

Hey All, Recorded a video stepping through the configuration of the ITSM Plugin for Service now. Enjoy!! PS it was done at 1am in the morning (up with sick kids) so I was a little tired but the only time Continue reading vRealize Automation – ITSM 3.0 Plugin for SNOW

Cryptocurrency Miner as a Service

Time for a bit of fun! Following on my previous post about blockchains and cryptocurrencies I thought why not use vRA to automate the deployment of a miner. For those who are not really clued in to the mining side Continue reading Cryptocurrency Miner as a Service

vRealize Orchestrator – Action References

So this caught me by surprise and something that was not in the release notes of vRO 7.3 but I think should have been shouted aloud for the world to hear. This new feature is something that I have wanted Continue reading vRealize Orchestrator – Action References

Learning vRealize Orchestrator Series – Part 2: What will it do

Hey Hey, So in part 1 we covered on a high level a basic intro to vRO. In this part we are going to look at designing a Workflow. 1) What the hell is the workflow going to do? This Continue reading Learning vRealize Orchestrator Series – Part 2: What will it do